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book "the warrior's heart". an adaptation of his memoirs of becoming a navy seal. this is just under an hour. [applause] >> a round of applause. thank you very much. one of the things that is fun about being here, i am from st. louis. it is good to do these things. i have some wonderful people who saved my life, my second grade teacher is with me tonight. welcome hats. [applause] >> if this book can have the kind of defect on one person's like that hat and my other teachers had on me it will be a very successful books so thank you for being out here tonight. i appreciate it. i will begin the book reading from the beginning where i asked young people to imagine themselves in a navy seal training and this is how it starts. you stand in freezing water up to your chest. every muscle in your body throbs with pain. you are exhausted beyond anything you could ever imagine and all around you the night air curses and groans and others who are getting it out like you, trying to survive the night. most won't. you know the statistics. one in ten will make it through this week, will survive hours
"the warrior's heart" an app adaptation of becoming a navy seal for young adultings. this is just under an hour. [applause] >> thank you. [applause] thank you very much. [applause] thank you so much. [applause] thank you. can i get a round of applause for will? [cheers and applause] fantastic, buddy, thank you very much. [applause] thank you. one of the things that's follow-up for me about being here tonight as gary mentioned, i'm from st. louis, good to do these things in st. louis, and i have wonderful people who shaped my life who are in the front row. my second grade teacher here with me tonight. welcome pat. [applause] i know that if this book can have the kind of effect on just one person's life that pat and my other teachers had on me, this will be a very successful book so thank you very much for being out here tonight. i appreciate. i'm going to begin the book reading right from the very beginning of the book where i asked young people to imagine themselves in the navy seal training, and this is how it starts. you stand in freezing water up to your chest. every muscle in
flare up. >> our navy is smaller now than anytime since 1917. the navy said they needed 313 ships to carry out their mission. we are now down to 285 headed to the low 200s if we go through a sequestration. that is unacceptable to me. >> governor we also have fewer horses and bayonets because the nature of our military has changed. we have these things aircraft carriers where planes land a little bit obama. >> 663 in the pentagon. >> they are all sharp too, the women. >> romney made a very good point. >> that is actually the wall street journal. >> reagan had a 600 ship navy. it is now down to fewer than 300. also the american people talking straight politics, you tell them we are going to build up our ships that is very positive with the american people in terms of defense. i think you ought to have a 300 ship navy because we are going to be bringing the troops home. >> first of all the president is right when he says you don't count ships you count the effectiveness of the navy and of the entire military force. what romney is doing is he is appealing to the ship building faciliti
serving in iraq and afghanistan. this event held on september 11, 2012 is hosted by the navy memorial here in washington d.c. it's just under an hour. [applause] the mac thanks to all my classmates and coeditors and mentors who helped make this possible. in february to the night vision this book. everything is happening for me as an active-duty salt and afghanistan in kandahar. i was working for general nick nicholson, doing cool things is a swell stansell are now, supporting my country. maybe i should do a book. really, compared to ben wagner? really, compared to jacob sabe? and f-18 pilot to saved the stryker battalion. well, made cbs colleague, jason jackson. the story of this book were exceptional and i that i will ask us present at 2002 it could connect the stories come from personalities together to weave together a book that could define this decade through leadership ones. so i called carol andersen. carol andersen wasserstein richard in a helicopter accident. i called her on the phone as i did all the mothers who go for the book who lost their sons and i said carol, i would like t
to america. >> our navy is smaller now that any time the 1917. that is unacceptable to me. this is the highest responsibility of the presence of united states, and i will not cut the military budget by a trillion dollars, a combination of the budget cut the president has. that is making our future less certain and less secure. host: what is your reaction? guest: i am surprised irani is still talking about the navy after the president made about forces and bayonets. people know and understand president obama is devoted to the security of this country, that he made the call to send in the seals to take out osama bin laden it was such a threat to our country. has made a real wa priority of eliminating the leadership of al qaeda. he has extricated as out of a choice -- for a choice in iraq that cause the problems in the real economy here at home and allies around the world. president obama has done a great job on national security and foreign affairs. mitt romney, you saw him in the debate on the topic of foreign policy. most of his ideas he was a neat, too, with respect to th
other critical infrastructure. for that, we have emergency generators. we have a navy ship that has helicopters that can move assets around the state as well. we are going to be working with local officials to identify those critical infrastructure and how we can get what is needed as quickly as possible. a couple of other things we are concerned about, as power starts coming back on, we want to make sure people can also get to work. a lot folks in jersey work in new york come in the city, and in other places where transportation may be hobbled. one of the things i mentioned is the possibility of us using federal assets, and military assets as well as taking inventory of the country that can be brought in so we can help people get to their work. governor christie also mentioned the importance of schools. the sooner we can get them back into school, the sooner they are in a routine, that helps the families. we are going to have a lot of work to do. i do not want anybody to feel that somehow this is going to be cleaned up over night. we want to make sure people have realistic expectat
overseas. >> jon: boom! >> you mentioned the navy, for example, and that we have fewer ships than we did in 1916. well, governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets. (cheers and applause). >> jon: bam! >> the biggest geopolitical threat facing america you said russia. not al qaeda, you said russia. and the 1980s are calling to ask for their foreign policy back. (laughter and applause). >> jon: well, that was a little hackie. i mean that was -- that was a it will roasty. i wouldn't (bleep) your foreign policy with margaret thatcher's (bleep), come on! hickory dickory dock, your geopolitical understanding can suck my -- (laughter) sorry. that's -- no, please don't because then i'll do it again some night. (laughter) so the president had a good night. must have felt pretty confident because he was letting his professor or y'all side shine through. especially when it came to one country. >> we've created partnerships throughout the region to deal with extremism. in somalia, in yemen, in pakistan. >> jon: what? really? (laughter) pah-kee-stahn? really? suddenly you're a guy who's desperat
some of this in the other debates. governor, you say you want a bigger military. you want a bigger navy. you don't want to cut defense spending. what i want to ask you, we're talking about financial problems in this country. where are you going to get the money? >> well, let's -- let's come back and talk about the military, but all the way -- all the way through. first of all, i'm going through, from the very beginning, we're going to cut about 5 percent of the discretionary budget excluding military. that's number one. all right? >> but can you do this without driving us deeper into debt? >> the good news is, i'll be happy to have you take a look. come on our website, you'll look at how we get to a balanced budget within eight to 10 years. we do it by getting -- by reducing spending in a whole series of programs. by the way, number one i get rid of is "obamacare. " there are a number of things that sound good but, frankly, we just can't afford them. and that one doesn't sound good, and it's not affordable, so i get rid of that one from day one; to the extent humanly possible, we get th
knew within hours this was a terror attack. we have audio that actually caused a navy seal to disobey an order to stand down, risk his military career and his life and gave his life seven hours later fighting. he did rescue people. so during this whole thing, they are all requesting, there san audiotape of the consulate begging for help. now, apparently these tapes exist according to my sources. does the white house have an obligation to release them? >> i think the president owes every american on friday or saturday a press conference where they lay out their case. they -- we're not asking you to say everything worked perfectly. we're not going to blame you if if terrible things happened. the man who was in charge of security in the region actually said at one point speaking at a congressional hearing that he thought al-qaeda was in the building, meaning the state department. he had greater problems getting help out of the state department from a threat from al-qaeda. he could not get the people -- he excited one phone conversation that must have been horrific where he and this guy w
that will drive the asian-pacific century. our navy, our air force, there is a recognition of were the challenges are. there is a really exciting ideas and a bubbling up of initiatives. you name it. it is taking place across the realm. there is nothing like success to make people want to remain engage. we have spent a lot. we have lost all locked in some of these other places. -- we have lost a lot in some of these other places. even when we have not been fundamentally successful in the violation stage -- valuation i think that will continue in the future. >> i agree with him. adding our challenge is within -- i think our challenge is within our own society. the toxic nature of our fiscal risk and the lack of bipartisanship now, politically and economically, that is the single best thing we can do for our china policy and what we can do for our foreign policy and. we are way ahead of everyone, including china. we have the best universities. we have entrepreneurialism spirits. we have a political system. i will take us over china and others. we're all gonna be thinking about the polarization next
have emergency generators. we have a navy ship that has helicopters that can move assets around the state as well. we are going to be working with local officials to identify those critical infrastructure and how we can get what is needed as quickly as possible. a couple of other things we are concerned about, as power starts coming back on, we want to make sure people can also get to work. a lot folks in jersey work in new york come in the city, and in other places where transportation may be hobbled. one of the things i mentioned is the possibility of us using federal assets, and military assets as well as taking inventory of the country that can be brought in so we can help people get to their work. governor christie also mentioned the importance of schools. the sooner we can get them back into school, the sooner they are in a routine, that helps the families. we are going to have a lot of work to do. i do not want anybody to feel that somehow this is going to be cleaned up over night. we want to make sure people have realistic expectations. what i can promise is the federal
, which is the air force version of the navy school. i darted down the navy school, kind of an abbreviated exchange. it is okay, but they're not half of what we are. because the air force? okay, good. never mind the football game today, that's irrelevant. the whole taking off and landing on a carrier. it's a good school, but wasn't anything like ours. ours is six months long and utterly miserable. i came out of that a change to the reading. some say for the better. i lost almost all of my cockiness, quite a few tailfeathers and spent the next decade be the weapons and tactics officer at different levels. i was at khobar towers would not place blew up. two-faced member that? may not want to sit too close to me because i'm always in the wrong place at the wrong time. yeah, i was there when that place blew up. i don't think any of us were thinking about terrorism than the way thought of now. it wasn't something we were prepared to fight. my generation was geared up to fight the soviet union. i asked my teenage daughter, you know, she says what's wrong with russia? i said it's not russia, it's
that will check the asian pacific century, our diplomatic corps, our business community, our navy and air force, a recognition that this is where the challenges are and there is a really exciting ferment of ideas and bubbling up of initiatives, people to people, you name it, the tape lace across the realm and there's nothing like success to make people want to remain engaged. we spent a lot and we've lost a lot in some of these other places. our investments in a shed generally have paid off remarkably, even when we have not been fundamentally successful in the evaluation stage. that is likely to continue into the future. >> a quick comment on this theme of our domestic challenges because i agree with what chris said 100% about our competitor versus the entire world. i would amend your statement a little bit. it's challenges on society and if we get our act together, the polarization, the lack of bipartisanship now. that is the single best thing we can do for china policy and what we can do for foreign policy in general. it will validator system, give us the resources we need. and if we do that,
welcome closer air force navy cooperation and refine its key develop rations to regional operations especially missile defense, special operations, light infantry and airborne forces, logistics as well as humanitarian and disaster relief capabilities. finally the army must ensure units and equipment have the broadest utility around the globe instead of being narrowly tailored. the army must emerge from the drawdown ready to face missions both similar and far different from those over the past decade against possible adversaries ready to exploit a symmetrical means. thanks for joining us for "this week in defense news." i'm vago muradian. before we go a special thanks to army headquarters and public affairs, the association of the united states army, and the walter e washington convention center for helping make >>> rare childhood diseases. how families are advancing the i'm steve usdin. welcome to "biocentury this week." >>> your trusted source for biotechnology information and analysis. "biocentury this week." >>> few families face challenges as painful and daunting as learning th
not necessarily born in virginia, due to the influence of the navy. the navy brings lots of people in from across the nation and across the world. the richmond area is an urban area, but it's probably the most conservative urban region in this area and maybe one of the most conservative in the country. of course, is a traditional area, particularly because of the west side of richmond, the city of richmond, the east side is heavily african-american and the west side is predominately white and his conservative with a high nativity rate. some of the surrounding counties have become more diverse over the years, but by and large it is also a conservative suburban ex-urban area. those are three. you may include far south virginia and a world unto itself. it used to be substantially republican, but mountain valley republican, a more liberal republican flavor intuit. then it went democratic and now it's very conservative republican, in part because coal is such a major part of the economy down there. and there is outside virginia, on the north carolina border, many of those counties are majority african
a serious purpose involved. mock invasion will be part of a training exercise for marines, navy and special ops and police and firefighters. >> security firm based in san diego is hosting this event part of an effort to strengthen emergency preparedness. the problem is we were being attacked by anything they would move quicker than that. hey, 'tis the season. >> i want to thank everybody for joining us. face the nation is next on cbs 5. >> and again jump over to the cw network. channel 44 cable 12678 enjoy your lovely bay area sunday.
, and navy air force marine corps it's about the joint force. it's about the synergy of all the service in order to meet our nations needs and that's energy and balance necessary to move forward and implement a new strategy. one of the issues i always have is when people want to do an evaluation in the army they look at brigade combat teams. how many do you have and how many t. need for the future? that is fundamental to what we do however people tend to forget many other parts about the army that are so critical to us supporting the joint force. 75% of their personal force of special operations forces is the army. we can't forget about that. we are responsive and we have to make sure we stay responsive to civil authorities and we have continued to make sure we have the right capability to respond and as you see what's going on today up in the northeast. we have provided a broad range of essential services today to combat and commanders and that includes intelligence, surveillance recognizance for off the geographical combatant commanders. would provide air and missile defense. geograp
service and for outstanding public service. user doesn't officer in the u.s. navy, the joint chiefs of staff, and chief of naval operations special intelligence unit. doctor campbell received his ba from university of california san diego, certificate in music and political philosophy from the university and soviet armenia, and his doctorate in international relations from oxford university what he was a marshall scholar. to my any of his richard solomon who is the assistant of state for for east asia and pacific affairs in 1989-1982 for president george h. w. bush. he served as president of united states institute of peace since 1993 during which time he oversaw its growth into a center of international conflict management analysis in applied programs. during his service in government doctor solomon negotiate the cambodia peace treaty, the first united nations permanent peacemaking agreement, a leading role in a dialogue commission issues between the united states and the koreans. helped establish aipac, the asia-pacific economic cooperation initiative ambiguous negotiations, japan
about army, navy, air force, marine corps, it is about the joint force. it is about the sin ergey gained from all the services in order for us, in order to meet our nation's needs, and that synergy and balance necessary to move forward and implement the new strategy. one of the issues i always have as the army chief, when people want to do an evaluation of the army, now look at brigade combat teams. how brigade combat teams you have, how many you need for the future? that's important. that's fundamental to what we do. however people tend to forget many other parts about the army that are so critical to us supporting the joint force. first, 75% of the operational force and special operations forces is army. can't forget about that. we have to make sure we stay responsive to civil authorities. for example he we have continued to make sure we have the right capability to respond to wildfires, hurricane relief, as you see what's going on today up in the northeast. we have provide add broad range of essential services today to combatant commanders, that includes intelligence, surveillance, re
is the air force version of the navy school. i'd already done the navy school, kind of abbreviated exchange. it was okay but they're not half of what we are, so -- you guys air force? good. so never mind the football game today. they -- that's irrelevant. that whole landing on a carrier thing, they can keep it. it was good school but not like ours, ours is six months long and utterly miserable. i came out of that a changed human being. some say for the better. i lost almost all of my cockiness. quite a few tail feathers, and then spent the next decade being a weapons and tactics officer at different levels in the fighter wing. i was at kobar towers when that blew up. remember that? may not want to sit too close to me. i'm in the wrong place at the wrong time. i was there when that place blew up. we hadn't really -- i don't think any of us were thinking about terrorism then the way it's thought of now. i wasn't something we were prepared to fight. my generation was geared up to fight the soviet union. i ask my teenage daughter -- she say, what wrong with russia? i said, it's not russia. it w
when i came to america. >> our navy is smaller now that any time the 1917. that is unacceptable to me. this is the highest responsibility of the presence of united states, and i will not cut the military budget by a trillion dollars, a combination of the budget cut the president has. that is making our future less certain and less secure. host: what is your reaction? guest: i am surprised irani is still talking about the navy after the president made about forces and bayonets. people know and understand president obama is devoted to the security of this country, that he made the call to send in the seals to take out osama bin laden it was such a threat to our country. has made a real wa priority of eliminating the leadership of al qaeda. he has extricated as out of a choice -- for a choice in iraq that cause the problems in the real economy here at home and allies around the world. president obama has done a great job on national security and foreign affairs. mitt romney, you saw him in the debate on the topic of foreign policy. most of his ideas he was a neat, too, with respect to th
. and although we sometimes talk about army navy air force marine corps, it is about the joint force. it is about the synergy that is gained of all the services in order for us, nor to meet our nation's needs and the synergy and balance necessary to move forward and it limits the new strategy. one of the issues i have come when people do an evaluation of the army, look at brigade combat team, how many brigade combat team compounded when you for the future. that's important to that's fundamental to what we do. however, people tend to forget many other parts about the army that is so critical to us supporting the joint force. first, 75% of the operational forces special operations forces is army. can't forget about that. we are responsive camera to make sure we stay responsive to civil authorities and for the example we continue to make sure we have the right capability to respond to wildfires, hurricane relief, and as you see what's going on today up in the northeast. we provide a broad range of essential services today to combat and commanders that includes intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissa
a speech about the navy and about the war in iraq being much like japan. refused to get off script and michael chernoff, head of homeland security for atlanta. meanwhile, 80% of new orleans was underwater and it was -- it was a lesson. 1965 when hurricane betsy hit lbj went to the stricken area. he even went in a boat with a flashlight shining in his own face and saying i care. so when you watch president obama tomorrow go to new jersey and look at some of the devastation, it is very important because the president is telling all of us he's our representative. that we really care about these eight million people or more without electricity and about the 40 or 50 dead so far and about all of the people being inconvenienced let alone the economic devastation. >> jennifer: so generally who do natural disasters help? do they generally help the the cumbent or the challenger? i suppose that's how the incumbent handles it, right? >> it depends on how the incumbent handles it. in one way president obama's been -- has been
capacities as a regional, to as a combatant commanders. he's a vice chief of staff of the navy. he touched the military and more profound ways than many flag officers did and grout of the conversation about how this is an important ingredient to our success, but we don't really understand it that well. we as a policy community don't understand it so well. so we thought we ought to learn from this and bill agreed he would be willing to lead this effort for us and i'm very grateful. we decided that we should capture the wisdom and judgment that had been developed over the last ten years by real-life experiences. so the document that you have all received i hope is a summation of a series of interviews that the staff has conducted, and i think it's going to be very valuable, very valuable over time. several of the colleagues that are involved in this are going to be here in this panel discussion. that's going to be rear admral tom cullison, dr. ellen embrey, ambassador cameron hume and dr. connie mariano vv we are glad you are not able only to participate but share your perspective today. i t
states navy is also taking every precaution for hurricane sandy starting yesterday afternoon 26 ships were ordered to sail from the norfolk area out to sea away from the storm's path. sailors at port have also been sandbagging to try to protect the base. >>> romney has canceled his trip to virginia beach. he has scheduled two campaigns today in florida. the president's campaign had no plans to cancel his trips to new hampshire today. he did move up a planned trip to orlando though on sunday. >> the president devoted his weekly video address to a consumer watch dog he helped create to protect people's credit scores. >> the companies that put your credit score together can make mistakes. they may think you had a loan or a credit card that wasn't yours. they may think you were late making a pavement when you were on time. when they mess up you suffer. >> the president said if you have a complaint about your credit score you can tell the group about it at consumer finance.gov. >> new software will let americans americans overseas to vote. they fill it out online and send it back to t
are the aircraft carriers, nuclear submarines or whatever, you know, the navy at this point is just about power production. it is not clear that we need to be protecting our power everywhere in the world for that we need to be fighting undeclared wars on five continents. basically on all continents, including this one if you count the drug war and everything we have done in central and south america. you know, supposedly fighting drugs. we need to really rethink how much we want to intervene and how much we want our noses in other people's business. someone doing that is going to say, you're going to have to put up with a lot of people and coverage in "the new york times." some say why won't america come and help us. but the people should be helping themselves. they shouldn't be coming to the united states is to did help. the purpose of this country is to keep her own people and own interests. >> if qadhafi massacres of people, that's okay? >> no, it's not something that i have a solution here. >> first being that any cut in government spending on defense related programs means, by definition,
has a son that's deployed and he's in the navy and he flies helicopters and he's in the gulf. but the reason i tell you that is because like any mother in this audience or any wife or any sister or aunt of someone who is serving. we want them safe. i want him home safe live. but with that said, i also want what america has all the had and that is a strong military. i believe we should have that. [applause] i don't think -- there is certainly waste in every level of government, no question on that one. but our military should remain strong and i want my son safe. i believe mitt romney is the man to lead my son. [applause] i also had the opportunity this morning to introduce you a woman you know very well. someone who is from ohio who is married to the newest senator from ohio and a woman who i have found to be not only a lovely person but a great asset to the state of ohio, jane portman. here she is. what a great crowd. it's great to be here with you. thank you for that nice introduction. we have been having a great time on the girl's bus driving through ohio. we're happy to s
attacked us on 9/11, and thanks to the brave men and women in uniform, the courage of our navy s.e.a.l.s, al qaeda is on the path to defeat, and osama bin laden is dead. after losing 9 million jobs, under the theory that governor romney is now promoting, our businesses under the ideas we've been working with, have added more than 5 million new jobs over the last two and a half years. manufacturing, highest job growth in manufacturing since the 1990s. the unemployment rate is falling. manufacturing coming back to our shores. our assembly lines are humming again. housing prices are starting to pick up. we've got a lot of work to do, but new hampshire, the country has come too far for us to turn back now. we can't afford to go back to the policies that got us into this mess. we've got to continue with the policies that are getting out of the mess. we've got to move forward and that's why i am running for a second term as president of the united states. >> four more years! four more years! four more years! >> now, i'm going to do it with you. we can do it together. you know, now, unl
no, it's the navy powers. as the maritime powers like britain used to be her today the united states. and then, there was an american geographer called saul: and he put these two ideas together and were the two great powers, the land power and the sea power come together, he called the shadow belt. in the middle east is located in one of the world great shadow belt. the interesting thing about them is that small states have the ability to shift the power from one large side to the other, simply because it depends on which side they're on or which side they decide to shift to. and in the middle east, the old part of that shot about with syria and is today. but after the fall of the soviet union, after the end of the cold war, there is another heart since the entire eastward movement of the middle east place at that time when the central asian states joined the middle east, when afghanistan went to the edge of the middle east. and so today, we had a second part inside the middle east and that is iran. those two hearts with their particular allies are causing this a growing second glob
family, obviously. once again, the mccain family has a son that is deployed. he is in the navy and he flies helicopters and he is indeed -- the reason i tell you that is because like any mother in this audience or any wife or any sister or and of someone who is serving, we want them safe. i want him home safely. with that said, i also want what america has always had and that is a strong military. i believe we should have that. our military should remain strong and i want my son safe. i believe that mitt romney is the man to lead my son. [applause] a great asset for the state of ohio, jane portman. here she is. yay, sue. wow, what a great crowd. hi, everybody. it's great to be here with you. thank you for that nice introduction. we have been having a great time driving through ohio. we're happy to see the man in the crowd pre want you to turn out and vote on november 6 for mitt romney. i want to say thank-you to all of you for everything each of you has done for this campaign and what you're going to do for the campaign in the next few days ahead. i would like to check a moment for al
father was a former navy captain. i had respect for the military even before i went on my embed. when you are on the embed, you rely on soldiers for your own safety. any measures to take, you are taking away from a gunman. you are aware of that when this is happening. i also know the reason i am there is that -- is as the eyes of the american public. i have always gone ahead and taking the picture. -- taken the picture. i did get kicked out of then because there were three or four americans being killed and they were brought into the magic. -- medic area. i tried to photograph that. i was basically expelled. luckily, the marines took me on and i was able to complete that embed. the other issue that came up during that was that the final days of the battle, the marines were right on the front line and they could get into a situation where they are running out of food and water. i was in a situation where i did not want to take any food and water away from the other soldiers who were there. i became a little bit of a problem -- it became a little bit of a problem for me. those are the issue
, and then there was another side, the navy powers or today, the united states. then, there was an american that they called donald fuller. if you put these two ideas together and where the two great powers, the land power in the seapower come together, we call it the [inaudible] the middle east is located in one of the worlds great ones. small states have the ability to shift the power from one large side to the other. simply because it depends on which side they are on or which side they decide to ship two. in the middle east, the old part of that shadowbox wisteria, and is today. but after the fall of the soviet union, after the end of the cold war. there was another fight. since the entire movement took place at that time when a secretary of state joined the middle east and today we have a second heart inside the middle east, and that is iran. those two hearts, with their particular allies are probably the growing second global cold war. now, the first indication that we have is the reincarnation of the second arab cold war. this, we know, we have heard about it being the conflict and proxy war between
he was in the navy, mark, speaking of war, could you please give us just a couple of minutes talk about the vietnam years and its effects on lbj and those around him? >> i think lbj was very reluctant about vietnam. he was ambivalent about it from the very beginning. i think that there are a couple of phone conversations. the crown jewel of the lbj library. 643 hours of recordings of his phone conversation. there are two in particular. to that really illuminate how he felt. the first was with richard russell, who i mentioned earlier, who had said, you know, if this burden were thrust on me, mr. president, i would decline to fight the war in vietnam. and it just seems like another thing and lbj said i have been thinking the same way ever since i came to office. and george bundy, his national security adviser, lbj talked about laying awake all night and thinking about the war. and he said that it is halting. he says what is beyond me? what is vietnam to this country? and he realizes. it is of no great consequence to the united states. it doesn't mean much. except for the fact that i
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